AFAF campaign in full swing

Air Force photograph by Ethan Wagner

Brig. Gen. Carl Schaefer, 412th Test Wing commander (far left), signs his Air Force Assistance Fund donation form in his office March 28, 2018. This year’s AFAF campaign leads are Senior Master Sgt. Julimain Patterson (seated), 2nd Lt. Aaron Kakinami and 2nd Lt. Evan Amato (far right).  

The 2018 Air Force Assistance Fund campaign at Edwards began March 26 and will run until May 4. 

Contributions to the AFAF can lend a helping hand to Airmen and their families – active duty and retired, officers and enlisted. The gifts can help with emergency needs, educational assistance, family support, and provide comfort and dignity to Air Force widows and widowers. 

Please contact your AFAF unit project officer or keyworker to donate. 

Donations can also be made online by visiting For more information, contact Patterson at 661-277-3052; Kakinami at 661-277-1456; or Amato at 661-277-3140. Read more about AFAF at

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